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Newbie requiring some pointers with fcb1010


atomicseb

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Hi folks

I'm very much a newbie to MIDI but I would say that I am more than average in competence in use of computers.

I am running MainStage 2.2 on a MacBook Pro.

I have an Edirol FA 66 MIDI Interface connected to the MacBook by firewire.

I have connected the MIDI out from a Behringer FCB1010 to the MIDI input on the FA 66.

 

I have successfully managed to connect and assign some pedals on the FCB to change buttons in MainStage using the advice here http://www.logicprohelp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=48157&p=246067&hilit=assign+learn+assign+fcb1010#p246067, but I have two questions.

 

1. In mainstage, why does the top button in the Screen Control Inspector read "Assign" and not "Learn". It seems to do the same thing, but I am not convinced.

 

2. I would like to configure pedals to do the following:

1 and 2 to switch up and down the patches

3, 4, 5 to turn controls within the individual patches on and off - eg reverb, distortion etc.

6, 7, 8 to activate record, play/stop, clear in a loopback

 

Thank you very much in advance for your help.

 

Seb

 

If any mods feel I ought to put the two questions in two separate posts, I'd happily do that.

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1. In "layout" mode, select the patch up screen control.

2. Press the "assign" button so it turns red.

3. Step on pedal "1" on the FCB1010 3 times.

4. Press the "assign" button so it turns grey.

5. In "edit" mode, select the patch up screen control.

6. In the Screen control inspector", go to : actions-> prev patch.

7. Go to "perform" mode and test it. If it works, follow this same concept for all the pedals on the FCB1010.

 

Hope that helps. Cheers!

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